Bernd Schmitt researches, teaches, and advises corporations on creative strategy, branding, and customer experience management. Professor Schmitt's books include Big Think Strategy, Customer Experience Management and Experiential Marketing, which have been translated into more than 20 languages. He teaches the course Managing Brands, Identity and Experiences and won an award for innovation in the classroom for the course Corporate Creativity. He has also taught several other courses, including Market Innovation, Consumer Behavior, Advertising Management, Nonprofit Marketing, Luxury Goods Marketing as well as the marketing core course. He has held visiting appointments in China, Germany, Poland, South Korea, and Singapore.
Professor Schmitt's research focuses on language in consumer behavior, experiential marketing, brand management, and international business. His research has been published in leading marketing and psychology journals including Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.